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The Warrens of Virginia
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: James Neill [General Buck Warren], Mabel Van Buren [Mrs. Warren], Blanche Sweet [Agatha Warren], P.E. Peters (Page Peters) [Arthur Warren], House Peters [Ned Burton], Dick La Reno [General Griffin], Sydney Deane [General Harding], Raymond Hatton [Blake], Milton Brown [Zeke Biggs], Dick La Strange [Bill Peavey], Lucien Littlefield [Tom Dabney], Gerald Ward [Bob Warren], Mildred Harris [Betty Warren], Mrs. Lewis McCord [Sapho], Marjorie Daw

Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by William C. de Mille, from the play The Warrens of Virginia by William C. de Mille. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky, in association with David Belasco. / © 10 February 1915 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LU4428]. Released 15 February 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] Some contemporary reviews list Marguerite House as the actress playing Betty Warren, while others attribute the role to Mildred Harris. The play was subsequently filmed as The Warrens of Virginia (1924).

Drama: Historical: Civil War.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4806.

Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - USA: Virginia

Listing updated: 7 March 2011.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4806; Drew-Speaking pp. 226, 286; Fell-History p. 106; Pitts-Hollywood p. 6 : ClasIm-224 p. 53 : Website-AFI; Website-GEH.

 
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